The Detroit Pistons got a much-needed win on Thursday night, defeating the Brooklyn Nets 130-122 in Brooklyn.
Why it matters
The Pistons had been struggling, losing seven of their last eight games. This win was a big boost for the team, and it was a solid showing from a new starting five and the bench.
Pistons vs. Nets By the Numbers
- Saddiq Bey led the Pistons with 25 points, nine rebounds and shot 9/13 from the field.
- Alec Burks scored 20 points on nine shots, with five rebounds and four assists in his first start of the season.
- Jaden Ivey finished with 16 points and seven assists, Killian Hayes had 16 points, and Jalen Duren (17 points, seven rebounds), Hamidou Diallo (12 points, five rebounds, five assists), and Isaiah Stewart (11 points, five rebounds), all reached double figures as well.
The Bottom Line
The Pistons got a much-needed win on Thursday night, with a strong showing from the new starting five and the bench. It was an excellent offensive night for the team, with 50.5% overall shooting and 40.7% from 3. Despite a late push from the Brooklyn Nets, the Pistons were able to hold on for the win and snap their four-game losing streak.
Next up: Pistons (13-37) vs. Houston (11-38).
- Tipoff: 7 p.m. Saturday; Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
- TV/radio: Bally Sports Detroit; WXYT-FM (97.1).
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